The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Debian Linux
Rank 145 190 196
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Contract jobs citing Debian 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.17% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £376 £465 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £457 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Debian
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 1174 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.10% 22.93% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 888 849
Average daily rate £433 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (33.33%) CentOS
6 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Go
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) ISMS
8 3 (20.00%) Google
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) MediaWiki
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (13.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) IGRP
4 1 (6.67%) IPv6
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (6.67%) Redis
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Memcached
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) POSIX
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (33.33%) CentOS
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (20.00%) ISMS
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Go
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) Jython
7 1 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) iptables
2 2 (13.33%) KVM
2 2 (13.33%) Postfix
2 2 (13.33%) Samba
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Ceph
3 1 (6.67%) Dovecot
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Mesos
4 1 (6.67%) Cacti
4 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.67%) RANCID
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) systemd
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Supermicro
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Talend